Summit on Housing Supply Solutions

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JUNE 23, 2022

Summit on Housing Supply Solutions Hamilton Hotel DC 1001 14th Street Northwest Washington, DC 20005



An America where every family, regardless of wealth or background, can live in a decent, safe and affordable home.

To advance public policies that support broad access to affordable housing. Achieving this goal requires comprehensive, sustained action at all levels of government to address the severe shortage of affordable homes for both rent and sale, while ensuring that America’s lowest-income families can obtain the housing assistance they need.


Scott Brown

Henry Cisneros

Former U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand and the Independent State of Samoa

Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Carlos Curbelo

Shaun Donovan

Sean Duffy

Former U.S. Representative; Co-founder of Vocero

Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; Former Director, White House Office of Management and Budget

Former U.S. Representative

Renee Lewis Glover

Jeb Mason

Terri Ludwig

Founder and Managing Member, The Catalyst Group, LLC

Partner, Mindset; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury

President of Ballmer Group Philanthropy

Pamela Hughes Patenaude

Egbert L. J. Perry

Ron Terwilliger

Chairman and CEO, The Integral Group, LLC

Chairman Emeritus, Trammell Crow Residential Company

Former Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Table of Contents







Bipartisan Policy Center


Bipartisan Policy Center


Agenda 9:30 a.m. Registration

Breakfast available

10:00 a.m. Welcome and Fireside Chat

Dennis Shea | Executive Director, J. Ronald Terwilliger Center for Housing Policy, BPC Discussion with: Adrianne Todman | Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Ron Terwilliger | Board Member, BPC; Chairman Emeritus, Trammell Crow Residential Company Moderated by: Henry Cisneros | Board Member, BPC; Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Keynote Speech

Introduction by: Seth Appleton | President, MISMO; Remarks by: Beth Van Duyne | U.S. Representative (R-TX)

5-minute break 11:05 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Housing Market and Economic Forecast

Remarks by: Ben Harris | Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury Panelists: Douglas Holtz-Eakin | President, American Action Forum; Former Director, Congressional Budget Office Mark Zandi | Chief Economist, Moody’s Analytics


Moderated by: Abha Bhattarai | Economics Correspondent, Washington Post 25-minute break lunch served 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Fireside Chat

Introduction by: James B. Lockhart, III | Senior Fellow, BPC; Former Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency Discussion with: Michael Bennet | U.S. Senator (D-CO) Tina Smith | U.S. Senator (D-MN) Todd Young | U.S. Senator (R-IN) Moderated by: Nick Timiraos | Chief Economics Correspondent, Wall Street Journal

5-minute break 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Supporting Effective Housing Policies and Programs

Panelists: Noah Kazis | Legal Fellow, Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, New York University Peggy Bailey | Senior Advisor on Rental Assistance, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Paula Cino | Vice President, Construction, Development, and Land Use Policy, National Multifamily Housing Council Moderated by: Arica Young | Associate Director, J. Ronald Terwilliger Center for Housing Policy, BPC

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2:05 p.m. – 3:05 p.m. Advancing a Bipartisan Housing Agenda in Congress

Remarks by: Erika Poethig | Special Assistant to the President for Housing and Urban Policy, White House Domestic Policy Council Panelists: Nikitra Bailey | Senior Vice President of Public Policy, National Fair Housing Alliance Mark Calabria | Senior Advisor, Cato Institute; Former Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency Jonathan Reckford | Chief Executive Officer, Habitat for Humanity International Moderated by: Bryan Greene | Vice President of Policy Advocacy, National Association of Realtors

3:05 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Local Solutions for More Affordable Housing Supply

Remarks by: Steve Adler | Mayor of Austin, TX Panelists: Flora Arabo | National Senior Director of State and Local Policy, Enterprise Community Partners Michael Liu | Director, Miami-Dade County Public Housing and Community Development Department Philip Mangano | President and CEO, American Round Table to Abolish Homelessness Moderated by: Henry Cisneros | Board Member, BPC; Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

4:00 p.m. Concluding Remarks

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception


Jason Grumet | President, BPC

Speaker Biographies Steve Adler was elected Austin’s 52nd Mayor in December 2014, and looks forward to doing big things to improve the quality of life for everyone in Austin. As the Mayor of this historic first new 10-1 Council, Mayor Adler plans to lead Austin’s government to a new level of inclusive civic engagement between residents and their elected officials.

Steve Adler Mayor of Austin, TX @MayorAdler

Mayor Adler, along with his brother, were the first in their family to graduate from college. After completing his undergraduate studies at Princeton, Mayor Adler moved to Austin to work his way through law school at The University of Texas. Like many others, he fell in love with Austin and has made it his home for nearly four decades. Mayor Adler practiced civil rights law for many years, and later founded a successful eminent domain law practice representing landowners. Mayor Adler also served nearly ten years as Chief of Staff and General Counsel for Texas State Senator Eliot Shapleigh, working primarily on school finance, equity and access issues. Mayor Adler has been deeply involved with, and has chaired, many Austin civic and non-profit institutions over the past twenty years. Together with his wife, Diane Land, Mayor Adler is the proud parent of three wonderful daughters. The Honorable Seth Appleton is President of MISMO. In this role he is responsible for leading MISMO as it accelerates the development and deployment of industrywide standards that reduce friction and improve the integration and flow of data across the real estate finance industry. He serves as an ex-officio member of MISMO’s board of directors and manages the MISMO staff and volunteer leaders.

Seth Appleton President, MISMO

Prior to joining MISMO in December 2020, Appleton previously served as the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), a position for which he was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate. In addition to his service as Assistant Secretary, Appleton concurrently served as the Principal Executive Vice President of Ginnie Mae, a government corporation guaranteeing the timely payment of principal and interest on more than $2 trillion in mortgage-backed securities.


Appleton joined HUD in 2017 and added his role as Ginnie Mae’s senior official in 2019. He has also served as the Chief of Staff for U.S. Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer and held legislative positions with U.S. Congressman Sam Graves. A native of Missouri, Appleton is a graduate of Stanford University, is a fellow of the American Academy of Housing and Communities, and serves as Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Advisory Council.

Flora Arabo National Senior Director of State and Local Policy, Enterprise Community Partners @FloraArabo

Flora Arabo is the national senior director of state and local policy at Enterprise Community Partners. In collaboration with Market leaders and regional policy directors, Flora leads Enterprise’s state and local policy strategy across the organization. She advises Markets on developing a comprehensive approach, including devising and implementing tactics, to achieve policies that expand local resources for affordable housing, promote inclusive development practices and reverse decades-old patterns of residential segregation. Flora also leads the High-Cost Cities Housing Forum, a peer-to-peer network comprised of the local housing commissioners from nine of the most expensive cities in the United States. Flora brings 18 years of experience in the housing and health sectors. Prior to joining Enterprise, Flora worked for the National Governors Association where she provided technical assistance to states to craft policies that implement housing interventions as a best practice for improved health outcomes. Her work culminated in the publication of Housing as Health Care: A Roadmap for States, a guide for governors in driving health and housing policies. Previously, Flora worked on housing policy as a special appointee in Maryland’s Department of Housing and Community Development and an analyst for the Maryland General Assembly. Her experience in state government included: collaborative efforts with federal, state and local officials to end homelessness; leading projects designed to revitalize the health and well-being of communities and reach underserved populations; preparing communications for the governor’s staff on the state of the housing market and related measures of economic health; and drafting testimony and presenting before legislative budget committees.


Prior to working in state housing policy, Flora spent eight years as a hospital administrator in several large academic medical centers including the Johns Hopkins Health System. Her experience working with clinicians and executives led her to understand the difficulties in achieving value in the health industry without access to safe, decent and affordable housing for vulnerable populations. Flora holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins University. Nikitra Bailey is the Senior Vice President of Public Policy at NFHA. Ms. Bailey manages the Public Policy department and is responsible for developing and spearheading a visionary, comprehensive policy strategy to implement NFHA’s mission. Ms. Bailey provides thought leadership for the organization; liaises with policymakers and other stakeholders; supports resource development; and works collaboratively with NFHA’s departments, membership, and Board of Directors to promote housing equity.

Nikitra Bailey Senior Vice President of Public Policy, National Fair Housing Alliance @NikitraBailey

Previously, she served as an Executive Vice President at the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL). She played an integral role in designing and driving CRL’s consumer protection and fair lending agenda. She directed mortgage advocacy; supervised resource development; and served as the principal strategist for coalition partnerships that span civil rights, faith, women, labor, and community advocates across the nation. Recently, she led advocacy to secure passage of the Homeowners Assistance Fund (HAF) in the American Rescue Plan legislation, which provides billions in relief for COVID-19’s hardest-hit homeowners. She is the author of articles and reports on the impact of predatory lending on people of color and women. Ms. Bailey has provided expert testimony to the Congress on housing issues, and she serves on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Consumer Advisory Board (CAB). She also appears frequently in national media.


Peggy Bailey is the Senior Advisor on Rental Assistance in the Office of the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Her responsibilities include improving policy and practices related to the Department’s rental subsidy and supply programs. This includes the Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing programs, which help over 3 million people afford housing.

Peggy Bailey Senior Advisor on Rental Assistance, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development @PeggyBaileyDC

Prior to joining HUD, Peggy was the Vice President of Housing Policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP). In this capacity, she oversaw the Center’s work to protect and expand access to affordable housing for people with low incomes. Prior to becoming Vice President of Housing Policy, Bailey served as the director of “Connect the Dots: Bridging Systems for Better Health”, a CBPP initiative that identifies opportunities to strengthen the link between housing and health policy. Throughout her career, she has provided vision and leadership as health, child welfare, and other systems of care recognize that access to affordable housing is a growing need for people with low incomes. Prior to joining the Center in January 2016, Peggy served as Director of Health Systems Integration for the Corporation for Supportive Housing, where she focused on finding sustainable funding sources for the services that people with histories of homelessness and chronic health conditions need to maintain their housing. Peggy also worked for the National Alliance to End Homelessness and the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Peggy holds a B.A in Government from the University of Notre Dame, and a Master of Public Affairs degree from the University of Texas at Dallas.


Senator Michael Bennet U.S. Senator (D-CO) @SenatorBennet

Michael Bennet has represented Colorado in the United States Senate since 2009. Recognized as a pragmatic and independent thinker, he is driven by an obligation to create more opportunity for the next generation. Michael has built a reputation of taking on Washington dysfunction and working with Republicans and Democrats to address our nation’s greatest challenges— including education, climate change, immigration, health care, and national security. Before serving in the Senate, Michael worked to restructure failing businesses and helped create the world’s largest movie theater chain. As superintendent of the Denver Public Schools, he led one of the most extensive reform efforts in the country, resulting in substantial, sustained academic improvement for Denver’s children. He lives in Denver with his wife and three daughters. Abha Bhattarai is the economics correspondent at The Washington Post, where she writes about housing, jobs, inequality and other pressing issues. She was previously the Post’s retail reporter and won a Gerald Loeb Award for her coverage of essential workers on the frontlines of the pandemic. Abha is a graduate of Northwestern University and lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and two daughters.

Abha Bhattarai Economics Correspondent, Washington Post @abhabhattarai Mark A. Calabria is a senior advisor to the Cato Institute. He provides strategic input and direction on the federal economic policymaking process. He previously served as director of financial regulation at the Cato Institute, where he cofounded Cato’s Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives.

Mark Calabria Senior Advisor, Cato Institute; Former Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency @MarkCalabria

Calabria is the former director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which regulates and supervises Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Banks. During his service at the agency, Calabria led the response to COVID-19, as well as laid the groundwork for a removal of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from government conservatorship.


Prior to his heading of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Calabria served as chief economist to Vice President Mike Pence. In that role, he led the vice president’s work on taxes, trade, labor, financial services, manufacturing, and general economic issues, including serving as a key member of the team that enacted the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, and on the team that crafted the United States‐ Mexico‐ Canada trade agreement. Calabria served as the vice president’s primary representative for the U.S.-Japan Economic Dialogue. Calabria served as a senior aide to the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs under chairs Richard Shelby and Phil Gramm. During his Senate service, he acted as the primary drafter of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, which established a stronger regulatory framework for the government‐ sponsored housing enterprises. He also led the banking committee’s response to Hurricane Katrina, as well as its work on the Shelby‐ Dodd Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2008, which served as the basis for the Biggert‐ Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. Prior to his Senate service, Calabria served as the deputy assistant secretary for regulatory affairs in the Office of Housing at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Calabria has also held positions with Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, the National Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Home Builders. He holds a doctorate in economics from George Mason University. Paula Cino is Vice President for Construction, Development and Land Use Policy with the National Multifamily Housing Council. Based in Washington, D.C., Paula has served the interests of the apartment industry for 17 years and focuses on federal advocacy with particular attention to fair housing, housing development and construction. Paula also represents the industry in the formation of national model building codes and standards and serves on numerous development committees focused on energy efficiency, green building and accessibility. Paula Cino Vice President for Construction, Development and Land Use Policy, National Multifamily Housing Council 12

Henry Cisneros, a BPC board member, co-chairs its Housing Commission, Immigration Task Force, and Senior Health and Housing Task Force. He served as the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in President Bill Clinton’s administration. Cisneros was credited with initiating the revitalization of many of the nation’s public housing developments and formulating policies which contributed to achieving the nation’s highest ever homeownership rate.

Henry Cisneros Board Member, BPC; Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development @henrygcisneros

He is currently chairman of the CityView companies, which work with urban homebuilders to create homes priced within the range of average families, and chairman of Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co., L.L.C., a leading public finance firm. Cisneros was elected mayor of San Antonio, Texas in 1981, becoming the first Hispanic-American mayor of a major U.S. city. During his four terms as mayor, he helped rebuild the city’s economic base and spurred the creation of jobs through massive infrastructure and downtown improvements. He was selected as the “Outstanding Mayor” in the nation by City and State Magazine in 1986 After leaving HUD in 1997, Cisneros was president and chief operating officer of Univision Communications, the Spanish-language broadcasting company, and currently serves on its board of directors. Cisneros holds degrees from Texas A&M University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and The George Washington University. He also has been awarded more than 20 honorary doctorates from leading universities. He has authored and edited several books, and was presented the Common Purpose Award with former HUD Secretary Jack Kemp for demonstrating the potential of bipartisan cooperation. Bryan Greene is Vice President of Policy Advocacy at the National Association of REALTORS® where he oversees all legislative and regulatory advocacy on behalf of the association’s 1.5 million members. Bryan joined NAR in November 2019, and spent his first year at NAR raising the association’s profile in Washington and nationwide on all fair-housing-related policy matters as NAR’s first Director of Fair Housing Policy. Before joining NAR, Bryan served for ten years as the highest-ranking career official in HUD’s Office of Fair

Bryan Greene Vice President of Policy Advocacy, National Association of Realtors


Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO), where he oversaw the policy direction and operational management of the 600-person office enforcing the nation’s housing antidiscrimination laws. Under Bryan’s leadership as FHEO General Deputy Assistant Secretary, HUD pursued large-scale, high-profile cases that addressed systemic discrimination and provided widespread relief. Bryan also managed HUD’s Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) and HUD’s Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP), which together provide over $70 million to state and local government agencies and nonprofit organizations fighting discrimination in local communities. Bryan has held other senior positions at HUD during his three decades at the agency, including a stint as the Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Affairs in HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), where he worked to reduce regulatory barriers to affordable housing. Bryan was the 2007 recipient of the Presidential Rank Award, the highest federal honor bestowed upon federal senior executives for outstanding service. Bryan earned his degree in Government from Harvard University. Ben Harris serves as the Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy as the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Prior to joining the Treasury Department, Harris was the Executive Director of the Kellogg Public-Private Initiative and a research associate professor at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, in addition to serving as the chief economist to the evidence-based policy organization Results for America. He also founded and was president of the economic consulting group Cherrydale Strategies. Ben Harris Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury @AsstSecEcon


Earlier in his career, he served as the chief economist and economic adviser to then-Vice President Joe Biden, was the policy director of The Hamilton Project, a fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution, and deputy director of the Retirement Security Project. In addition, Harris was a senior research associate with the Urban Institute and the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. Prior to joining the Urban Institute, Harris worked at the White House as a senior economist with the Council of Economic Advisers, where he specialized in fiscal policy and retirement security. He has also served as a research economist at the Brookings Institution and as a

senior economist with the Budget Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. Harris has also taught as an adjunct professor at the policy schools at the University of Maryland and Georgetown University. Harris’ primary areas of focus are tax, budget and retirement security. He has published a variety of papers and policy briefs related to topics in public finance and was regularly cited in media reports related to fiscal policy. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from George Washington University, in addition to a master’s degree in economics from Cornell University and a master’s degree in quantitative methods from Columbia University. He earned his BA in economics at Tufts University. In 2000, Harris was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Namibia.

Douglas Holtz-Eakin President, American Action Forum; Former Director, Congressional Budget Office @djheakin

Before founding AAF in 2009, Dr. Holtz-Eakin served in a variety of influential policy positions. During 2001-2002, he was the Chief Economist of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), where he had also served during 1989-1990 as a Senior Staff Economist. At CEA he helped to formulate policies addressing the 2000-2001 recession and the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. From 2003-2005 he was the 6th Director of the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO), which provides budgetary and policy analysis to the U.S. Congress. During his tenure, CBO assisted Congress as they addressed numerous policies — notably the 2003 tax cuts (the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act), the 2003 Medicare prescription drug bill (the Medicare Modernization Act), and the 2005 push for Social Security reform. During 2007 and 2008, he was Director of Domestic and Economic Policy for the John McCain presidential campaign. After that, he was a Commissioner on the congressionally chartered Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. Dr. Holtz-Eakin built an international reputation as a scholar doing research in areas of applied economic policy, econometric methods, and entrepreneurship. He began his career at Columbia University in 1985 and moved to Syracuse University from 1990 to 2001. At Syracuse, he became Trustee Professor of Economics at the Maxwell School, Chairman of the Department of Economics and Associate Director of the Center for Policy Research. Dr. Holtz-Eakin writes a daily column in AAF’s morning newsletter, the Daily Dish, and regularly comments on 15

current policy and political debates for a variety of news outlets. He received a PhD from Princeton University and a BA from Denison University. Noah Kazis is a legal scholar whose research focuses on local government law, land use, and fair housing. In the fall, he will be joining the faculty of the University of Michigan Law School. He is currently a Legal Fellow at the NYU Furman Center, where his research has explored, among other things, exclusionary zoning in New York State and hotel-to-housing conversions in the wake of COVID-19.

Noah Kazis Legal Fellow, Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, New York University @n_kazis

Michael Liu Director, Miami-Dade County Public Housing and Community Development Department


Previously, Kazis worked at the New York City Law Department, where he represented the city in matters including the development of legislation limiting greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, the defense and implementation of the city’s sanctuary city policies, and two rounds of charter revision. Kazis is a graduate of the Yale Law School. His scholarship has been published or is forthcoming in journals including the Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, and Michigan Law Review. Michael Liu since 2014, has led the Public Housing and Community Development Dept. of Miami-Dade County (PHCD), the sixth largest public housing agency in the country and the largest housing organization in Florida with an annual budget of $500 million, a portfolio consisting of over 50,000 units under various federal (public housing; Section 8) and state programs, and annually lends over $30 million. Under his leadership the $400 million Liberty Square redevelopment transformation, $500 million Gallery at River Parc, and 6,426 unit RAD portfolio initiatives are well under implementation. Under his leadership PHCD completed processing its Public Housing and Section 8 waiting list in the first quarter of 2021; a list that numbered over 70,000 upon his arrival. His career includes service as US HUD Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing; US Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Small Community and Rural Development; SVP Dutko/Grayling; SVP; SVP Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago; and VP Bank of America (FSB); and member of Hawaii’s State House and Senate. He is a graduate of Stanford University and the University of Hawaii’s Richardson School of Law.

James B. Lockhart III is a senior fellow at BPC and cochairs BPC’s Commission on Retirement Security and Personal Savings. He is a director of VG Acquisition Corp. and Chairman of the Bruce Museum. In August 2018, he was nominated to be a public trustee of Social Security and Medicare.

James B. Lockhart III Senior Fellow, BPC; Former Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency

Until recently, Lockhart was vice chairman of WL Ross & Co. LLC, where he was a member of the management committee, oversaw the financial services investment team, and served on investment committees for its private equity and mortgage funds. From April 2006 to August 2009, Lockhart was the director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency and its predecessor, Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight. He served as the chairman of Federal Housing Finance Oversight Board and a member of the Financial Stability Oversight Board. Lockhart previously held the positions of principal deputy commissioner and chief operating officer of the Social Security Administration, secretary to its board of trustees and a member of President George W. Bush’s management council. Lockhart also served in the previous Bush administration as executive director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation from 1989 until 1993. Lockhart co-founded and served as managing director of NetRisk, a risk management software and consulting firm serving major financial firms worldwide. Lockhart holds degrees from Yale University and Harvard Business School. He served as a Lieutenant (j.g.) in the U.S. Navy aboard a nuclear submarine. In 2002, Philip Mangano was appointed by President George W. Bush to be the Executive Director of the White House United States Interagency Council on Homelessness. In that role, he shaped and led the national strategy to prevent and end homelessness from 2002 - 2009, including in the transitional phase of the Obama Administration. During that time, the first documented decreases in homelessness, including a 37% decrease in street and chronic homelessness and a 17% overall decrease in homelessness, were achieved (2005-2009).

Philip Mangano President and CEO, American Round Table to Abolish Homelessness

In the course of his federal tenure, Mangano travelled more than one million miles, delivered more than 1,000 speeches and established an unprecedented national partnership of 20 Federal agencies, 53 Governors of States and 17

Territories, and over 1,500 Mayors and County Executives partnered in over 350 local jurisdictional Ten Year Plans to End Homelessness. With his leadership, new interagency and community collaborations were established across the country, including with the U.S. Conference of Mayors, the National League of Cities, the National Association of Counties, and the National Governors Association. Following his work in Washington, Mangano established the American Round Table to Abolish Homelessness in 2009 and serves as President and CEO. The Round Table works with jurisdictions across the country to upgrade their strategic response to homelessness, focusing on scaling the solution of housing for individuals through public and private sector partnership and investment, including in California, Florida, Tennessee, and other states. In 2019, California Governor Newsom named Mangano to the Governor’s Council of Regional Homeless Advisors, jurisdictional leaders and experts focused on strategic solutions to homelessness in California, including the HomeKey hotel/motel conversion strategy. Mangano serves as the Vice Chair of the VA Secretary’s Advisory Board on homeless veterans in Los Angeles. Mangano led the application of cost benefit analysis and business planning to the issue of homelessness, developing the now widely adopted economic case for ending homelessness. His work at the Council gained the attention of mainstream media and leading business thinkers, including best-selling authors Malcolm Gladwell, Jim Collins, and Clay Christensen, who lent their expertise to the Council’s strategies. Mr. Mangano has been recognized for his work with numerous awards and honors from a variety of public and private sector entities, including the U.S. Conference of Mayors, TIME magazine, International Downtown Association, and the first International Homelessness Research Conference. He was the first and only federal official to be named Public Official of the Year by Governing magazine (2006). Over the past three decades, he has forwarded the cause of the abolition of homelessness across the world, been invited to speak in Canada, England, Scotland, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, and Denmark, at the Vatican, at United Nations and European Union sponsored events, at national meetings in numerous countries, and at Harvard, Oxford, and other university campuses in the United States and abroad.


Mr. Mangano was awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters degree (Honoris Causa) by the University of Puget Sound in 2009. He holds an M.A. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Massachusetts, a B.S. from Boston University, and Certificates in Business Law (UCLA) and Entertainment Law (USC). Mr. Mangano is a Knight of La Nuova Porziuncola of St. Francis of Assisi in San Francisco.

Michele Nellenbach Vice President of Strategic Initiatives @mcnellenbach

Michele Nellenbach is vice president of BPC’s strategic initiatives. Prior to joining BPC, Nellenbach was the director of the National Governors Association’s (NGA) Natural Resources Committee where she directed and oversaw NGA’s federal legislative agenda and activities on issues related to energy, environment, and agriculture. She began her Capitol Hill career in the office of former Senator Frank Murkowski and then joined the staff of former Representative Nancy Johnson. Her career on the Hill concluded after more than six years working for the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Nellenbach earned a master’s degree in political science from the American University in Washington, D.C., and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Connecticut. She served as a Stennis Fellow during the 109th Congress. On March 5, 2021, the White House formally announced the appointment of Erika Poethig as Special Assistant to the President for Housing and Urban Policy at the White House’s Domestic Policy Council (DPC). Prior to her work at the White House, Erika Poethig served as vice president and chief innovation officer at the Urban Institute. She lead the Research to Action Lab, which is an innovation hub serving decisionmakers and creative thinkers eager to effect social change.

Erika Poethig Special Assistant to the President for Housing and Urban Policy, White House Domestic Policy Council @Erika_Poethig

Before joining Urban, Poethig was acting assistant secretary for policy, development, and research at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. During her tenure in the Obama administration, she was also deputy assistant secretary for policy development and was a leading architect of the White House Council for Strong Cities and Strong Communities. As associate director for housing at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, she developed grantmaking strategies focused on rental housing policy and research and research on how housing matters. In the 1990s, she was assistant commissioner for policy, resource, and program development at the City of Chicago’s Department 19

of Housing and developed Mayor Richard Daley’s campaign to combat predatory lending, prevent foreclosures, and stabilize communities. Previously, she was associate project director of the Metropolis Project, which produced the Metropolis 2020 agenda for regional leadership around the major issues faced by metropolitan Chicago. Poethig serves on the boards of the Low Income Investment Fund, Mercy Housing, and the College of Wooster. She was a Phi Beta Kappa member at the College of Wooster and a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Vienna, and she has an MA with honors in public policy from the University of Chicago. Jonathan T.M. Reckford is chief executive officer of Habitat for Humanity International, a global Christian housing organization that has helped more than 39 million people construct, rehabilitate or preserve their homes. Since 2005, when he took the top leadership position, local Habitat organizations in all 50 states and in more than 70 countries have grown from serving 125,000 individuals each year to helping more than 4.2 million people last year build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. Jonathan Reckford Chief Executive Officer, Habitat for Humanity International @JReckford

After graduating from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill where he was a Morehead Scholar, Jonathan worked as a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs. He was also the recipient of a Henry Luce Scholarship, which enabled him to do marketing work for the Seoul Olympic Organizing Committee and coach the Korean rowing team in preparation for the 1988 Olympics. He earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business before spending much of his career in the for-profit sector, including executive and managerial positions at Marriott, The Walt Disney Co., and Best Buy. While serving as executive pastor at Christ Presbyterian Church near Minneapolis, Minnesota, he was recruited for the CEO position at Habitat. Jonathan is the chair of Leadership 18 and is a member of the Freddie Mac Housing Advisory Council. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Urban Steering Committee for the World Economic Forum. Named the most influential nonprofit leader in America in 2017 by The NonProfit Times, Jonathan is the author of Our Better Angels: Seven Simple Virtues That Will Change Your Life and the World.


Dennis C. Shea is the Executive Director of the J. Ronald Terwilliger Center for Housing Policy. His past work with the Bipartisan Center (BPC) includes serving as a consultant to the BPC’s blue-ribbon Housing Commission and its Senior Health and Housing Task Force. In these roles, he contributed to two landmark reports, Housing America’s Future: New Directions for National Policy and Healthy Aging Begins at Home. During the Administration of President George W. Bush, Shea served as Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Dennis Shea Executive Director, J. Ronald Terwilliger Center for Housing Policy, BPC @DennisCShea_

Immediately prior to joining the BPC, Shea served as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative and U.S. Ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland. At the WTO, Shea led an interagency team charged with advancing U.S. interests on issues ranging from trade in goods and services to e-commerce, intellectual property protection and agriculture. He also spearheaded U.S. efforts to achieve meaningful WTO reform. Earlier in his career, Shea served as deputy chief of staff and counsel to Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole and as policy director for the 1996 Dole for President campaign. Shea has a strong record of working with colleagues from both sides of the aisle to achieve positive results. In 2003, he was named as Executive Director of the bipartisan President’s Commission on the United States Postal Service. Many of the Commission’s recommendations were later reflected in the 2006 postal reform law. For more than 10 years, Shea was a member of the bipartisan and influential U.S.–China Economic and Security Review Commission and served as either Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Commission from 2012 to 2017. Shea received a J.D., an A.M. in History and an A.B. in Government, all from Harvard University. Tina Smith serves as United States Senator for Minnesota. Since coming to the Senate since 2018, she has been a fierce advocate for the people and communities across the state. She has traveled the state, listened to Minnesotans and turned what she’s heard into laws to help the American people.

Senator Tina Smith U.S. Senator (D-MN) @SenTinaSmith

With more than 50 bills and provisions signed into law in just over three years, her successful bipartisan record has benefited working families, farmers, veterans, businesses, and Tribal communities. Her work has helped make health 21

care more affordable and accessible, expanded muchneeded broadband services across the state, and boosted the efforts of schools and teachers to prepare students for in-demand careers. Since early 2020, with the nation gripped by an unprecedented pandemic, she enacted several bipartisan measures that have helped hard-hit families, businesses, communities, and health care workers navigate the crisis and recover from the health and economic fallout. With the climate crisis upon us, she has pushed hard to transition the nation to a clean energy future and has become a key national player in efforts to do so. Senator Smith serves on four Senate committees: Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; and Indian Affairs. In 2021, she was named Chair of two Senate subcommittees. Prior to coming to the Senate, she served as Minnesota’s Lieutenant Governor under Governor Mark Dayton, after previously serving as Dayton’s Chief of Staff. She also served as Chief of Staff to Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak. Senator Smith was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is a graduate of Stanford University and earned her MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. In the 1980s, she moved to Minnesota to raise a family with her husband, Archie. Prior to her public service, she worked at General Mills, started her own business, and worked as a vice president at Planned Parenthood. In the 1990s, she got involved in state and local politics. When Senator Paul Wellstone died in a plane crash weeks before the 2002 election, Smith managed former Vice President Walter Mondale’s abbreviated campaign for the seat. She and Archie have two sons, Sam, who is married to Julia, and Mason, who is married to Emily. The couple has two grandchildren.


Ron Terwilliger is Chairman Emeritus of Trammell Crow Residential Company, a national residential real estate company and the largest developer of multifamily housing in the U.S. for several decades during his tenure as CEO. Ron is an honor graduate of the United States Naval Academy. After serving five years in the Navy, he received his MBA degree with High Distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Business where he was elected a Baker Scholar. Ron Terwilliger Board Member, BPC; Chairman Emeritus, Trammell Crow Residential Company

Ron is past Chairman of the Urban Land Institute and currently serves as a Trustee. He is also Chairman Emeritus of the Wharton Real Estate Center. Ron is additionally past Chairman of the International Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity and currently chairs Habitat’s Global Development Council. Ron currently serves as Chairman of the Enterprise Community Partners Board of Trustees. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of the U. S. Naval Academy Foundation and is a member of the Boards of the “I Have a Dream” Foundation and the Bipartisan Policy Center, where he chairs the J. Ronald Terwilliger Center for Housing Policy. Ron’s philanthropic contributions include a $100 million legacy gift to Habitat for Humanity International. He is prepaying $30 million of that gift to create the Terwilliger Center for Innovation and Shelter to bring market-based solutions to low-income families worldwide to improve their housing conditions. He has also pledged and contributed more than $50 million to the U.S. Naval Academy. Ron’s $5 million gift to the Enterprise Foundation created the Enterprise Terwilliger Fund – targeted to create 2,000 affordable homes annually. He also made a $3 million gift to Enterprise to provide resident services to low-income families. Ron established the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing with his $5 million gift to the Urban Land Institute. Ron was inducted into the National Association of Home Builders Hall of Fame in 2008. In 2009, he was honored by the National Housing Conference with the Housing Leader of the Year Award. Ron was also honored in 2009 by the United States Naval Academy as a Distinguished Graduate for his lifetime commitment to service, personal character, and distinguished contributions to our nation. In 2012, Ron received the National Patriotism Award by the National Foundation of Patriotism. Ron was the recipient of the 2013 ULI J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development.


Ron was selected for the Prestigious Horatio Alger Award – Class of 2014, bestowed upon individuals who have succeeded in spite of adversity and who are committed to supporting young people in pursuit of increased opportunities through higher education. He received the 2017 Edward W. Brooke Housing Leadership Award for his outstanding contributions to elevating the national discussion on rebalancing federal housing policy to better serve the needs of low-income households. Ron was honored in 2021 by the Navy Nick Timiraos is chief economics correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and is based in Washington. He is responsible for covering the Federal Reserve and other major developments in U.S. economic policy.

Nick Timiraos Chief Economics Correspondent, Wall Street Journal @NickTimiraos

Prior to his current position, Nick covered the Treasury Department, fiscal policy and broader economic and labor market issues. Before that, he wrote about U.S. housing and mortgage markets as a reporter based in New York. His coverage included the government’s response to the foreclosure crisis and the takeover of finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In 2008, Nick contributed to the Journal’s presidential election coverage and traveled with the campaign of then-Sen. Barack Obama. He joined the Journal in 2006. He is a graduate of Georgetown University. Adrianne Todman is the 12th Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Deputy Secretary Todman has dedicated her career to improving people’s lives and strengthening communities through housing.

Deputy Secretary Adrianne Todman Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development @DepSecTodman


Deputy Secretary Todman served as the CEO of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) from 2017 to June 2021. During her tenure, Deputy Secretary Todman improved the association’s financial standing and business operations, created a member-centric culture, and advocated for funding and policies to preserve and develop affordable housing and help communities thrive. Before joining NAHRO, Deputy Secretary Todman served as the Executive Director of the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) from 2009 to 2017. At DCHA, Ms. Todman implemented a national award-winning model to house veterans experiencing homelessness, increased

homeownership opportunities by 50 percent for low- and moderate-income families served by DCHA, increased the number of affordable units available in sub-markets experiencing rapid growth, and oversaw 12 concurrent large redevelopment efforts. She prioritized youth empowerment programs and workforce development, and commissioned the first citywide needs assessment of public housing residents. Deputy Secretary Todman also served in several career positions at HUD. First, as a manager of HUD’s $500 million grant competition that focused on the redevelopment of distressed public housing sites, then as a policy aide in both the Office of Public and Indian Housing, and the Office of the Secretary where she worked with staff across HUD’s programs on policy solutions and streamlining implementation. Deputy Secretary Todman believes that we have a responsibility to confront housing insecurity and help ensure access to good homes, to eliminate all forms of housing discrimination, and to build our nation’s housing infrastructure in a way that expands equitable access to housing for all people. As Deputy Secretary, Todman will work alongside Secretary Fudge to ensure that HUD has the staff and tools it needs to administer and provide oversight over programs critical to supporting families and to moving the country forward. Deputy Secretary Todman’s career in public service began in the office of then-Congressman Ron de Lugo, a longserving delegate representing the U.S. Virgin Islands, where Todman was born and raised. She is a graduate of Smith College. She lives in Washington, D.C. Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne proudly represents the 24th Congressional District of Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives, which includes portions of Tarrant, Denton, and Dallas counties. Prior to being elected to Congress, Beth served as Regional Administrator for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Mayor of Irving, Irving City Council Member, and a businesswoman.

Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne U.S. Representative (R-TX) @RepBethVanDuyne

In 2017, Beth was appointed to serve as the Regional Administrator for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Southwest Region. Working under Secretary Ben Carson, Beth was tasked with overseeing HUD programs and operations in the Region’s five states 25

of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas, where she worked on many of the Trump Administration’s proudest economic successes, such as opportunity zones, and led HUD’s disaster recovery efforts at the southwest border in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Before being named Administrator, Beth was the first woman elected to serve as the Mayor of Irving from 2011 to 2017 after beginning her career in public service as an Irving City Council Representative from 2004 to 2010. Under her leadership, the City of Irving witnessed unprecedented economic growth and development with an added 40,000 jobs and an estimated $3 billion in growth and new developments while also being named the fifth safest city in America. During her tenure as Mayor, Beth represented the city on a number of boards, including the U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities and Texas Municipal League. Beth also served as Texas Chair of Community Leaders of America. As a Board Member for the DallasFort Worth (DFW) International Airport, Beth oversaw operations at the busiest airport in the United States, ensuring safe and efficient travel for millions of Americans flying through DFW each year. Throughout Beth’s career, she has worked with small startup companies, mid-size private companies and Fortune 500 corporations alike. Beth also ran a consulting business where she helped executives develop strategic business plans as well as negotiation strategies, grassroots coalition building and federal and state legislative policy strategies. After graduating magna cum laude from Cornell University, Beth moved to Irving, Texas, which has been her home for over 30 years. Single mother to Katie and Pearce, Beth was only the second Republican woman from Texas to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.


Arica Young is the Associate Director of BPC’s Terwilliger Center for Housing. Prior to joining BPC, Young managed the U.S. bilateral trade relationships with Qatar and countries in the Maghreb.

Arica Young Associate Director, J. Ronald Terwilliger Center for Housing Policy, BPC

Young has over 25 years’ experience combining research, analysis, and operations in developing policies related to housing and community economic development. Specifically, she has spent over 10 years researching policies such as sustainable communities, alternative community planning models, and social capital in residential communities. Young gained congressional experience as a staff economist on the Joint Economic Committee Senate Majority Staff under the Chairmanship of Senator Robert Bennett. Young holds a PhD in Planning, Governance and Globalization from Virginia Tech and earned an M.A. from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. Ms. Young was a Fulbright scholar in Vienna, Austria and a Robert Bosch Fellow in Germany. Senator Todd Young represents the state of Indiana. He currently serves on the U.S. Senate Committees on Finance; Foreign Relations; Commerce, Science & Transportation; and Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Previously, in the House, he served on the House Armed Services Committee, the House Budget Committee, and most recently the House Ways and Means Committee.

Senator Todd Young U.S. Senator (R-IN) @SenToddYoung

A fifth generation Hoosier and the second of three children of Bruce and Nancy Young, Todd grew up watching his parents work hard in order to support the family. From a young age, Bruce and Nancy instilled Midwestern family values, personal responsibility and a strong work ethic in their children. Todd’s first jobs were delivering newspapers, mowing lawns, and providing janitorial services at the family business. After graduating from high school, Todd enlisted in the U.S. Navy with the goal of attending the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. A year later, he received an appointment from the Secretary of the Navy and was admitted to Annapolis, where he participated in varsity athletics and was elected a class officer. Todd graduated with honors in 1995 and accepted a commission in the U.S. Marine Corps. After training as a rifle platoon commander and service as an intelligence officer, Todd was then assigned to lead a recruiting effort in Chicago and northwest Indiana. During this time, he put himself 27

through night school at the University of Chicago, where he earned his MBA with a concentration in economics. After serving a decade in the military, in 2000 Todd was honorably discharged as a Captain. He then spent a year in England, where he wrote a thesis on the economic history of Midwestern agriculture and earned an MA from the School of Advanced Study in London. Upon returning to the United States, he accepted a position at The Heritage Foundation and later worked as a legislative assistant in the U.S. Senate. In 2003, Todd returned home to Indiana. He worked several years as a management consultant, advising public and private organizations how they could implement business practices to provide their constituents and customers with more value, often by investing fewer resources. Soon after returning to Indiana, Todd met his future wife, Jenny, and he again put himself through night school, this time earning his JD from Indiana University. They married in 2005, and then worked together at a small law firm in Paoli, Indiana, that was started by Jenny’s greatgrandfather in 1933. Todd and Jenny currently reside in Johnson County, Indiana, and have four young children: a son, Tucker, and three daughters, Annalise, Abigail and Ava. Mark M. Zandi is chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, where he directs economic research. Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody’s Corp., is a leading provider of economic research, data and analytical tools. Dr. Zandi is a cofounder of, which Moody’s purchased in 2005.

Mark Zandi Chief Economist, Moody’s Analytics @Markzandi

Dr. Zandi is on the board of directors of MGIC, the nation’s largest private mortgage insurance company, and is the lead director of Reinvestment Fund, one of the nation’s largest community development financial institutions, which makes investments in underserved communities. He is a trusted adviser to policymakers and an influential source of economic analysis for businesses, journalists and the public. Dr. Zandi frequently testifies before Congress and conducts regular briefings on the economy for corporate boards, trade associations, and policymakers at all levels. Dr. Zandi is the author of Paying the Price: Ending the Great Recession and Beginning a New American Century, which provides an assessment of the monetary and fiscal


policy response to the Great Recession. His other book, Financial Shock: A 360º Look at the Subprime Mortgage Implosion, and How to Avoid the Next Financial Crisis, is described by the New York Times as the “clearest guide” to the financial crisis. Dr. Zandi is host of the Inside Economics podcast. Dr. Zandi earned his BS from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania.


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